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coming up next, earl is moving away, but the effects are fete. >> reporter: what was happening in this building during the hostage situation. we'll play some of the 911 calls from the employees watching everything happen. and bieber fever. why businesses are happy that the teen idol is coming to town. and it's shaping up to be a nice day and can we exnext hot temperatures later. tim williams will have the
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seven-day forecast coming up. eyewitness news saturday morning starts now. good morning, it's very comfortable and clear. we pulled all of the humidity out of the air now that earl is gone and the front came through and wiped out the clouds. bye bye earl. taking a look at the radar, we'll show you where earl is now. taking a look at the top right of the screen, you'll see earl moving up across maine and up into the canadian maritime. this is now downgrades and what
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we're watching now, this is the remnants of it moving through. we're looking at the temperatures in the 60s and clear skies and sunshine and a light breeze. it will be cooler and the daytime highs around 82 degrees and that's the average high for this time of the year. and to have the forecast and we'll talk about the rest of the weekend coming up. first, here's what people are talking about. the eye of hurricane earl may not have made landfall here, but the impact was felt. the coastal towns were the hardest hit. >> reporter: good morning, hurricane earl cleared out friday afternoon and it left a nice holiday weekend, but dangerous water conditions. >> reporter: at the height of the storm, giant waves slammed into the beach and the emergency control boats struggled. >> the waves are some of the
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biggest i've seen and it's erie. >> reporter: the dangerous rip tides prompted the officials to prohibit swimming and some risked it any way. the waves are nuts. >> reporter: one man was arrested for skinny dipping with earl. there are no serious rescues at all during the hurricane and in fact, for a lot visiting the city, the hurricane was like a tourist attraction. >> the sand is beating against your legs and the waves are beautiful. >> reporter: the mayor says that this could have damaged the beach front businesses if it wasn't for the beach restoration projects that keeps the dunes high and the water where it belongs. >> a lot of properties were vulnerable and now, they have a natural bumper. >> reporter: by the afternoon,
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it was tourist, not water, flooding back to the board walk. >> reporter: more than a quarter million are expected here and the mayor is urging people to pay attention to the life guard. adam may, wjz, eyewitness news. thank you, adam. stay with wjz-13 for the latest on what was once hurricane earl. we're always on, to track the storm and to get live radar, go to wjz.com. breaking news to tell you about. a car crash seriously injured two this morning near i-795 in reisterstown. two were in the car and it rolled over and it trapped one inside. and we'll have more details as they're available. anne arundel county firefighters say a woman and her child are lucky to be alive after a fire.
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it happened early yesterday morning in glen burnie and the blaze was no don't. the firefighters say that someone intentionally set the blaze as the woman and her baby were asleep inside. they were able to get out safely and the damages are more than $140,000. now, the police are asking if anyone has information to give them a call. city school police arrest two young boys with guns. the school leaders say that other students saw the boys playing with the gun thursday afternoon. after a search, the teachers found the weapon in a backpack. the gun was not loaded, but they say they found it at a relative's home. they were released to parent's
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custody. the police release a frantic 911 call made after a gunman walked into the discovery head quarters. many employees acted quickly. >> reporter: good morning, these calls reveal that people in the building took it upon themselves to take it on lock down and to make announcements to keep employees safe and it shows that many saw the suspect in the lobby with his gun. >> it looks like he has a bomb strapped on. >> there's a hostage in discovery building. there's someone in the building with guns. >> reporter: 911 calls during the four hour hostage situation pained a seen. one described the man as an exterminator carrying pipes and firing into the air. >> where are you?
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>> i'm hiding in a cafeteria kitchen with some of the employees. >> you're on lock down. you should be on lock down. i think they hit the panic alarm. >> reporter: the police arrived. >> i can see the people on the floor in the building. >> reporter: 2000 people evacuated the head quarters and officers entered the building. >> i'm directly behind the suspect. i have a visual, i see a flashing red light around his leg. >> reporter: the police shot and killed the man. they heard a pop and thought he fired his gun. he had been arrested here before, because he protested
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the discovery channel's covering of varietial issues -- environmental issues. senate candidate wargotz isn't waiting to take his first shot at mikulski. the republican candidate released an attack ad calling mikulski an "insidersaurus." >> it taps into the mood of the country and the mood of marylanders. they're part of the problem, not the solution. >> reporter: mikulski fired back saying she's a proven leader with strong values and right now, the voters agree. and in the coming weeks, unemployment at a major -- [ indiscernible ] the number of americans without a job is still rising and
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president obama says there's a silver lining unemployment rate is closer to 10% and the businesses are hiring more than expected. last month, about 67,000 people found jobs and obama is calling on congress to approve a new bill. in the 60s, it was beatle mania and now, it's bieber fever. we're talking about justin bieber. weijia jiang explains why he's good for the state. >> reporter: good morning. this is the fever we want to catch because the symptoms make the economy healthier. >> i made my own clothes. >> reporter: bieber feverrer is wild for justin bieber. >> he'll be performing on this stage sunday night. >> we sold tickets to most of
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the states in the country. >> reporter: in april, 12,000 tickets sold off. now, you have to shell out double and triple the prices. it is resulting in a huge boost for the state. >> i think it's great. >> reporter: if you don't know who he is, don't feel bad, you're not alone. do you have bieber fever. >> what's bieber fever. >> do you know who justin bieber is? >> is that that little kid? >> that little kid from canada has been a chart stopper. he was discovered on youtube. three years ago, the 16-year- old's mom posted clips on
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youtube. >> like baby, baby, baby oh. >> reporter: even letterman talks about him. it's not just the singing, the hair is just as famous. >> i decided to let it go. >> because of bieber? >> pretty much. >> you can vote for your favorite marylander supporting the do. >> there's nothing like seeing the hair in person and if you have a ticket, you can line up for a wristband 8:00 a.m. sunday. reporting in timonium, weijia jiang, eyewitness news. bieber fever! well, his first cd titled my world has been in stores less than a year. well, turning to sports, well, there's bad news for raven's fans.
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the all prosafety ed reid will be on the unable to perform list. being on the list now means he'll have to sit out the first six games. he's yet to practice this season. and tom and ken hamlin are among the candidates. and the first game the ten games away now. a monday night opener. the game, we'll bring it to you live. the special live season kick off coverage comes your way. and the football season around the corner, well, that means there's time to sign up for the profootball challenge. and you can log on and pick games each week and match up against the ten experts. i use that loosely. you can even win a prize. one of the prizes is a trip to
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hawaii. >> expert. >> yeah, we'll have a lot of fun. >> well, we hope that the weather in ten days is anything like it is now. this weekend will be nice. we didn't get any clouds or wind really unless you were near the shore. ocean city just got a tiny bit of rain. it was more of a wind event and the waves and the surf felt formidable. >> be careful. >> be careful out there. >> and earl is still a tropical storm. it's so far away, it's out of the influence of any u.s. interest. it's in nova scotia now. and we're at 71 degrees and the dew point is low and the humidity is low and we have a
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nice dry, breezy day. 18 miles per hour winds and 29.70 is the barometer and temperatures ranging from 52 in oakland into the low 70s. we have 72 in easton and 74 at pax river and d.c.. st. mary's county checking in around 72 degrees and 69 in elkton and 64 in cumberland where the winds are coming from the west. the heavier winds are around the metro and heading down on the shore towards easton. the light winds everywhere else for the most part and we have an 8 miles per hour wind in washington county. here's what we're dealing with. we had a front coming through yesterday evening. earl was moving away. and earl's spin and the rotation is moving into the canadian maritime in nova
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scotia 2 miles east of nantucket. it's moving well up into canada and the high pressure is building in and the front that came through that's continuing to push earl into the north east cleared out the moisture we had around. and earl, a tropical storm with the winds that we had as with the 5:00 update. it's moving to the north east at 30 miles per hour. it's really booking and it's moving up quickly. it will be out of the area soon. we'll have about one more tropical storm and one more update from the national hurricane center at about 11:00. that will do it for earl. and the average high is 82 degrees and the daytime high, that's where we'll be today and cooler than tomorrow. and the next high tide at 3:00 and sunrise at 6:39 and because of the storm moving out, we
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have winds on the bay at west at 15 to 20 knots and a small craft advisory throughout the day. going up to temperatures around 82 degrees and breezy conditions throughout the evening and 53 tonight and 78 tomorrow and a little bit of sunshine and a delightful day. heading into the weekend and into labor day, 86 monday and need to get back into the 90s for a few days and 92 wednesday and tuesday as well and 86 mors. overnight lows comfortable. open up the windows. >> looks like a two thumbs up weekend. >> yeah, and timing is good. >> still ahead. sifting through rubble. people in new zealand are recovering from a massive earthquake there. and tennessee cat names jinxy lived up to his name.
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welcome back, it's september 4th. the first weekend of the month, it's the labor day holiday weekend and the unofficial last weekend of the month for many. today, forecasted around 80 degrees. a little cooler tomorrow and 77 and 83 tomorrow. a good bit of sunshine right into the weekend and while the water temperature is in the 70s, we'll have to caution you, the rip currents are strong and the surf is high and you'll need to pay attention to the life guard. it will be gorgeous if you're planning on being down there this weekend. the forecast anywhere else, temperatures up to 82 degrees and less humid than yesterday.
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now, that the front moved out all of the earl's moisture and humidity. clear and cooler and tomorrow, 78 degrees and a little bit of sunshine. the forecast is coming up. thank you, and back to some of the other stories people will be talking about today. a major cleanup is underway in new zealand after a massive earthquake hit. it caused buildings to tumble and crushed cars. the airport was also shutdown and the officials say there were no reports of death. back here, federal investigators busted up a large human trafficking case. a hawaiian labor worker exploited workers from taiwan. they were forced to work on farms for almost no pay at all
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recruiters took away the worker's passports so they couldn't leave. if convicted, he faces 70 years behind bars. balloon boy flew the coop again. they left their home and moved to florida. they made worldwide attention when they said that the youngest was in a run away balloon. the judge ordered them to pay thousands of dollars of fines later on. a memphis woman loses her wedding ring thanks to her cat. she left her 4carat ring on the sink and jinxy batted it into the toilet and a plumber found
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it in the pipe. another flush could have left it into the pipes. >> well, it knows the four c's. color, clarity, cut, andcarat. >> it's not dead yet, she didn't kill it. >> she probably took two lives. >> unbelievable, 4 carats! >> there's more to come on eyewitness news. moving up in maryry,,,,,,,,,
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here's the five-day forecast. all right, all eyes on you. speed cameras could be popping up in another maryland county. weijia jiang has more. >> when she takes her 4 and 6- year-old to school, her nerves are shattered.
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>> they try to beat the buses. >> reporter: speed cameras were released and howard county doesn't have any, now that the 72 schools are back in session, many hope that changes. >> you think you'll get a ticket, you need to slow down. . >> we can issue citation at 12 miles per hour or above. we're look at the number of those traveling in that number in the school zones. >> reporter: baltimore city has several units anne arundel county rejects the cameras. >> it's ridiculous. you can find other ways to make
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money. >> reporter: and still, for some parents, you can't put a price on safety. >> if we're not taking care of our kids, we're in bad shape. >> >> reporter: weijia jiang, wjz, eyewitness news. >> and the police will continue to track the speeds near the schools until the end of october. at that point, they'll make a recommendation to the county executive. moving on, hurricane earl is no more, but the impact is still felt here in maryland. a senate candidate takes aims at mikulski. >> and waiting for a decision. a harford county man is charged with illegal will i recording a police officer and he's asking police officer and he's asking the judge to throw the ,,,,,,,,,
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and water. one gallon per person per day, for at least three days. the more prepared you are today, the less you'll have to worry about when an emergency occurs. radio, flashlight, water. a message from the baltimore metropolitan council and your local emergency responders. welcome back to eyewitness news saturday morning. i'm gigi barnett. >> i'm tim williams. temperatures around 70 degrees. we're looking at a nice day shaping up yesterday, we got away from the rain and a little breezy on the shore. the only remnants of what was earl are the waves.
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there's a rough surf at the ocean. everyone else, having a nice day. you may be surprised at how cool, dry and clears the after the tropical storm moves through. they pull out the junk and take it away. >> now, partly sunny conditions and mostly sunny and breezy and 53 tonight and clear and cooler than yesterday and 78 tomorrow. sunshine, blue skies and that cannots into labor day. and monday, we'll have the forecast. and here's what people will be talking about later on today. as hurricane earl moves away from maryland, the governor lifts the state's emergency status. earl brought high wind gusts and rain to ocean city, but no damage was reported. some say that the waves were a site to see.
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>> the waves are nuts. the waves are beautiful though. >> and if you're heading to ocean city, the restrictions are in place. there's still a heavy surf and strong rip tides. stay with wjz-13 for the latest on what was once hurricane earl. to track the storm and get the forecast updates and to see the radar any time, go to wjz.com. a teen is in critical condition after a botched abortion. the health workers say that she tried to perform an abortion on a girl and her uterus was ripped. she was taken to the hospital and the medical license of the man is suspended and he has to stop practicing. a man wanted here in maryland for murder is arrested in texas.
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the police say that the crime took place in elkton. the police arrested him thursday at home in santa fe. he's waiting extraditition back in maryland. they were acane answer acquaintances. the mother of a murdered oklahoman is suing the state after an escapee killed her son. three prisoners killed her son and his wife. they want their trailer. the prisoner guards ignored the alarms several times. it's the traffic stop that put the wiretap laws on trial. the motorcycle rider who taped the encounter with the police that wants the charges dropped.
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>> reporter: police have the cameras trained on all of us recorded arrests and calls for help. when he posted this ride on youtube, the helmet recorded this by a plane clothed state trooper. >> get off of the motorcycle. >> i took my gear off and i turned the camera off. >> reporter: he was charged with violating the wiretap law because he recorded the sound. they moved the charges be dismissed because the trooper had no expectation of privacy along the interstate. >> the citizens do have the right to document what was going on. we don't have a right to tape them, but they can tape us. >> reporter: the state's attorney won't talk about the case.
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>> i'm entirely in favor of reexaming this law, if you'll have the law in the books, i'm going to enforce it. >> reporter: the internet is filled with traffic stops taped by the police. in other states, the wiretap law loses. we're hopeful that the opinion will take the position we've had since day one. >> reporter: stay tuned for the judge's ruling. >> if not, he could face 16 years in prison. middle school teacher is on leave after an assignment she gave students to define profane words. she was using it to address
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name calling incidents in school. one senate candidate is taking shots at mikulski. and as pat warren explain, the senator is firing back. >> reporter: eric wargotz calls barbara mikulski an "insidersaurus." >> this is a political "insidersaurus," inhabiting washington for many years. >> reporter: this republican is a gene anne's -- queen anne's county every man, he calls it. i think i'm the candidate who's ready for the times and who can unseat mikulski. >> reporter: but, as seen in this video posted on the website, mikulski isn't ready to give up the seat.
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>> what are your plans, i say, i'm not shy and i'm not retiring. >> reporter: she polls as one of the most well recognized politicians in the state and wargotz believes that the mood of voters taps into the playing field. >> intrenched incumbents are the problem, not the solution. >> reporter: she calls herself a fighter and reformer and there's no attack ad or opinion poll or anyone who will tell me what's right for maryland. i'll always put my trust in the people of the great state and wargotz has a measure of trust of his own. >> reporter: i'm pat warren, now back to you. thank you, and the poll has mikulski ahead of wargotz 59%
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to 39%. a major announcement from the national aquarium, they're launching a conservation center. >> reporter: the national aquarium says it's not enough to see the dolphins, it's time to save them. we're committed to becoming a global leader in research and education and an out spoken advocated for ocean health. >> reporter: they're launching a conservation center and it will do restoration and study the effects of the oil spill on the sarasota bay in florida. >> it's an extension of what you've already done. the work is impressive.
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you've demonstrated how we can do wetland restoration including in the inner harbor of baltimore. >> it will make us not just the nation's leader, but the world's leader. we're on our way and again, a great path in a bright future. >> they'll also work with johns hopkins with the research. >> we have the zoo coming in also at this hour. they'll bring in creatures and we'll talk about what they have planned for fall. they have a long list for the fall. we're talking about good weather. >> and it will be a great weekend to do anything. and we only caution you if you're going into the water at ocean city. the life guards will keep you posted on the water's conditions, but the water's still rough.
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we are talking about the picture of the sunrise. and it looks nice. typically with the tropical systems, they pull most of the cloud cover and the precipitation and the moisture with them. this one helps along with this front, it helped facilitate the clear out, really. the front came through and wiped it clean. we have clear skies and low human and low dew points and dry air and it will be a nice weekend. as labor day weekend goes, this is one of the best. we're going up to 82 degrees today, that's the average high for the year. 53 is the dew point and winds from the west at 18 miles per hour. that's a substantial breeze and it's coming in from the dry direction across the land and from the west, it will be a nice one. no influence from the ocean
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from this one. and 52 in oakland and 67 in washington county and 72 on the shore in easton and around the low 70s in d.c. and pax river towards st. mary's and 18 miles per hour here around central maryland around the airplane. and 10 miles per hour winds across easton. and what we're seeing today, the results of earl moving up into nova scotia. you can see this faint line of clouds, that it's front that moved through yesterday. that's continuing to help earl moving occupy. we're left with the high pressure. and earl is hidden here. it's still a tropical storm and it's substantial and we'll look
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at the movement here into the north east at 30 miles per hour and the storm moving at 30 miles per hour and it will be out of the area quickly and that's what earl will do. we'll have one more update around 11:00 and we'll say good- bye to earl. cooler and pleasant conditions moving in and high pressure build anything and we'll be under the high for the next few days. and what's going to happen into the middle of next week, we'll leave the 80s and 70s behind. we'll be back into the 90s by the end of the week. those days will put us over into the record book as the most amount of 90-degree days in a year. we'll have two more days of 90s into the coming week. the sunset is officially at 7:32 and small craft as vise reon the bay and winds gusting to 25. look for low humidity and 53
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degrees and breezy and otherwise, breezy with stars in the sky and for labor day monday and beyond, 86 money -- 86 monday and look for the overnight lows today and tomorrow. and that's into the 60s for the next few days. >> all right, there's more to come on eyewitness news saturday morning. police in mexico make an arrest after a murder in cancun and who they say is responsible. a new camera puts you in the saddle of a horse race. ,,,,
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the victim of the other attack is now speaking out. >> my heart stopped. i almost passed out. >> she was walking into a starbucks in vancouver, washington when a stranger threw the cup of acid to her. and her surgeon says that the gun glasses she was wearing saved her from going blind. an oregon homeowner got a shock when a plane landed in his home. the police say that the pilot and the homeowner are safe. they're investigating is cause of the crash. and have you wondered what it would be like to be a jockey? well, a jockey from dell mar,
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california agreed to put people into his world by placing a camera on his helmet. he lost the race, but won two others. >> just don't get stopped by a trooper while you're on the horse. >> yeah. you'll have to explain the charges. and still ahead, it's a girl's best friend. girl's best friend. now, women won't have to ,,,,,,,
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iconic tiffany blue box in the name outside of the store, they can expect a certain level of surface and price. >> one of the most luxurious jewelry companies. the jewelry store opened its doors friday inside the new luxury wing. it was breakfast at tiffanies and customers sip -- sipped mimosas. >> we want to be known for our service. we want to be baltimore's local jeweler. >> reporter: it seems out of sink with mumbling economic times. keep in mind, tiffany and company was founded in 1837, 100 years before the great depression, whether blue boxes or gems, it would appear tiffany's is here to stay. >> if you're looking at
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something really special, what can be more special than this broach? >> reporter: kentucky, wjz-13 -- kai jackson, wjz-13, eyewitness news. well, this weather clicker is as big as that. that's about the size of the ring. flash that's what i want. >> unbelievable. >> thank you, kai. >> the aquamarine broach is the most expensive item in the store. >> you'll just need $125,000. you ready to dish that out? >> no, they were on the program last week and they brought some of the items in. just being around them made the people nervous. >> i'll just take the box. >> when we come back, we'll have the exclusive five-day ,,,, ,,,,,,
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today, 82 and tomorrow, 78 and warming up to 91 tuesday and wednesday and overnight lows in the 50s. a favorite farm attraction is back in north carolina and visitors are thrill. it's the amazing may maize. it will open up in huntersville. to cut into the cornmeal, it's 7000 feet of dead ends. since 1983, it's been reproduced. >> and they're open today through november. >> i've always been afraid to get lost in one of those. >> you would never get out. >> i guess they hold up a flag. who wants to be caught holding up the flag.
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>> i just want to cut through the bushes and get out. >> yeah, and corn in your hair. >> that's how i'm getting out. no panicking. still to come on our next hour of eyewitness news saturday morning. 'll take you to a superdoppler flee market. and the maryland zoo will be here. host: could switching to geico really save you 15% or more on car insurance?
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why businesses are happy that justin bieber is town in weekend and it's shaping up to be another place day in the area and tim williams has the answer in the first warning weather forecast. and --
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[no audio] whistling. good morning, and welcome back to eyewitness news saturday morning. i'm gigi barnett. >> and i'm tim williams, mike schuh will join us in a home and we have a nice day shaping up. we're calling this the calm after the storm. tropical storm earl is moving through new england and into nova scotia into canada and what's left is a delightful weekend shaping up. we have a few advisories to
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talk about after we see the calm inner harbor. the winds are picking up. we have advisories on the water. for boaters, it's a little bit rough out there and the water will be something to contend with. for the rest of us, there's a special weather statement in place from the national weather service. this is high pressure building in behind the low that moved out and the winds are substantial and the statement along the maryland and virginia beaches, the delaware beaches eliminated from them and the surf will be rough and the winds again, on the shore, just substantial. for the rest of us, temperatures up to 82 and a breezy and nice day shaping up. we'll have the forecast coming up. and here's what people will be talking about today. the eye of what was hurricane earl may not have made lawful
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in maryland, but the impact was felt. coastal towns on the east coast were hardest hit. >> reporter: hurricane earl cleared out friday afternoon and it left behind sunshine and blue skies and shaping up to be a nice holiday weekend accept for dangerous water conditions. at the height of the storm, giant waves slammed into the beach and control boats struggled. there the waves are the biggest we've seen. it's erie. >> reporter: and rip tides prompted the officials to prohibit swimming. well, it's crazy, we've never experienced anything like this. >> reporter: one man was arrested for skinny dipping. >> reporter: there are no serious rescues at all and in fact, for a lot of people, it was like a tourist attraction,
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drawing the people to the beach to see waves they've never seen before. >> and the sand's beating against your legs and the waves are beautiful. >> reporter: it could have damaged the beach front businesses if it wasn't for the beach restoration projects. they keep the dunes high and the water where it's expected. >> there were a lot of vulnerable properties and the buffer made a difference. >> reporter: by afternoon, it was tourists, not water flooding back to the board walk. >> reporter: more than a quarter of a million people are expect throughout the labor day weekend and the mayor is urging people to pay attention to the life guard. and thank you, stay with wjz-13 for the latest on hurricane earl. to track the storm and to get the updates, go to wjz.com.
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well, some will continue to follow the breaking news in baltimore county. a car crash injured two near i- 795 in reisterstown. investigators say that two were inside the vehicle when it rolled over. we'll have more details as they're available. and anne arundel county firefighters say that a woman and her child are lucky to be alive after a blaze ripped through their house. it happened in glenn bernie and now, the investigators believe it was no accident. firefighters say that someone intentionally set the blaze as a woman and her baby were asleep inside. they got out safely. the damages are more than $140,000. now, the police want to know
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any information about the came. school leaders at this academy say that students spotted two boys playing with a gun and after a search, the teachers found the weapon in a student's backpack. it was not loaded. and the two were released to their parent's custody and remain at an alternative middle school for the rest of the year. >> the police released a frantic 911 call. many employees acted quickly. >> reporter: good morning, these calls reveal that people took it upon themselves to go into lock down and shutdown the elevators and make announcements to keep fellow employee's safe. many saw the suspect in the lob
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we with his gun. >> it looks like he has a bomb strapped to him. where are you located. >> i'm in the discovery building. >> reporter: 911 calls after the four hour hostage situation painted a dramatic seen. one caller described the gunman as an exterminator. >> where are you right now? >> i'm hiding in the cafeteria kitchen with some of the employees of the cafe. you're on lock down. >> it should be on lock down, i think he pressed the panic alarm. >> reporter: he held two employees and a security guard at gunpoint. there's people on the floor in the building? >> yes, i can see it. >> reporter: officers entered
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the building. >> i'm behind the suspect. i have visual via a camera and i see a flashing red light around his waist. >> reporter: the police shot and killed him and they heard a pop and thought he fired his gun. he was arrested at the same spot before because he was protesting how discovery channel covered environmental issues. >> the three hostages said they were devising an escape plan when he was shot. well, it was beatle mania, now, it's bieber fever. justin bieber will invade maryland in 24 hours and the singer being here is good for the state of maryland. >> good morning, everyone. this is the fever that we want to catch. the symptoms make the economy a lot healthier. >> reporter: a certain string of fever.
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>> i made my own shorts. >> reporter: it's infecting the state fairgrounds. >> he's cute! >> we sold the tickets in most of the states of the country. >> reporter: in april, 12,000 tickets sold out at $47.50 a pop and some are available online and now, you have to shell out double and triple that. it's a phenomenon they've never seen resulting in a big boost for the vendors and the state. >> rooms and hotels and food and travel, it's great. >> reporter: if you don't know who justin bieber is, don't feel bad, you're not alone. do you have bieber fever? what's that. do you know justin bieber. >> is that that little kid?
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there. >> that so called little kid has been a chart topper. three years ago, this 16-year- old's mom posted clips that quickly wracked up millions of hits. ♪ baby, baby, baby, oh ♪ >> reporter: who wants justin bieber tickets. it's not just the singing, his hair is famous. i started growing it out a month ago and let it go. >> because of bieber. >> pretty much. >> you can vote for your favorite marylander sporting the do on the website. >> and it's nothing like seeing it in person. line up for a wristband 8:00
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a.m. sunday. reporting in timonium. and his first cd has been in stores for less than a year. well, on to sports now. well, there's bad news for the ravens. ed read will start with the physically unable to perform list. he's placed on the list and that means he'll have to sit out at least the first six games of the season. he's yet to practice with the team this year. and the first game is ten days away. a monday night opener for the jets. we'll bring you the game here. on that day, that monday, our coverage kicks off at 6:30 on that monday evening. we shall'll bring it to you live, of course. and football season is around the corner and you can sign up for the profootball challenge. go to wjz.com and pick games each week and match up against the team of ten so called
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experts and you can even win a trip to hawaii. go to wjz.com and you can sign up. now, you know? >> hawaii? >> yeah, hawaii. >> there's the first string and the second string and we've seen the third string play and there's the practice squad and then, there's this team [ laughter ] >> i'm not sure about that team, that's some of the men of wjz, of course, for a good cause. look for an important message about prostate cancer screening. we're all there, all of the glory with a little ink there on the calf there. and we had a great time playing football on the campus of towson university. look for the promoe.
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>> what a team. >> yeah, that's the team to watch. and we hope that the raven's stay healthy. >> we're not winning that game. >> if you oh outside and doing anything, this is going to be a great weekend. and now that earl is gone, it's pulled away the moisture and the humidity and we're looking at the temperatures on target. that's the average for this day and that's the temperature we're forecasting for the day. and 71 now and 53 is the dew point and relative humidity at 52% and winds are brisk and it's delightful and the airport is the only place that has a wind that strong. 52 in oakland and 64 in cumberland and temperatures in the lower 70s in most of the area and we have to continue to remind you, we need to stay out of the water if we're going to
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be down at the shore. of course, the surf and the rip currents are dangerous down there. 18 miles per hour winds in central maryland and 10 miles per hour winds in easton. we have a front that came through yesterday evening and it came through dry. now, earl is still around nova scotia. it's about 165 miles to the south of nantucket and earl now moving well up to the north east and it's moving at a good clip. and cooler more pleasant air is moving there and we'll be under sunshine and low pressure for much of the next seven-days. and with that, your forecast looks like this. 82 degrees today and partly
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sunny and breezy. >> okay, still ahead on eyewitness news saturday morning. sifting through rubble, people are recovering from a massive earthquake. and -- >> good morning, i'm mike schuh, i'm at the art museum's shop. en one of the coolest places on earth. we'll tell you more when eyewitness news continues. here are yesterday's winning lottery numbers. ,,,,,,,
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welcome back to eyewitness news saturday morning. on this saturday, september 4th. taking a look at if ocean city forecast. it will be a nice day around there.
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we're looking at temperatures around 82 degrees and sunshine and blue skies and 83 monday and clear conditions. while the water temperatures are going to be in the 70s, again, we'll have to caution you with the roughness of the surf and the rip current. earl churned up the seas, for us, for the rest of us, 82 degrees is the high and sunshine and blue skies and a light breeze around the region and clear and cool and 78 degrees on sunday and the weekend turning into a nice week ahead. we'll have the forecast coming up. and thank you tim. a major cleanup effort is underway in new zealand after a massive earthquake struck the country. it was centered 20 miles west of christ church. it caused buildings to tumble. and there have been no reports
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of deaths. are you look for something not found in your neighborhood store? there's a place you may want to check out. wjz is live where there's a superduper flee market. mike schuh is surveying the wares. >> is that really the name? >> yeah, the superduper. what's the real name. the superduper side show flea market. sometime, it's helpful not to read the name where you're going. he loved baltimore so much, he moved here from chicago. if you have a complex that your city's not big enough. so, the name of the flea market, ted is?
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>> the superduper side show flea market at the foot of federal hill. we're in the shop and it's either an unbelievably enyouable dream or a night mare, depending on your point of view. if you're looking for cool items -- the artist who make some of the thing that is we see in here are actually live. you've chained them to a sidewalk and erected a tent around them and forced them to bring down their art. >> there's stuff for the public and it's going to be a great day. the weather's great and everyone will have a great time and it's the last weekend for the megashow at the museum. don't miss it, it will be great. >> if you bring a pocket full of paper that we value, they'll give you things in exchange.
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yes, and they'll tell you about the things and the story behind them. everything has a story. >> and that's what makes it special. and superduper. >> did you have to have a marketing company with that or did you do it on your own. >> no, that's the way it goes. that's from the gut. >> and we're here where the cool flea market is happening this afternoon. >> it's from 9:00 to 3:00. you sounded like marry pop pins there. >> well, i feel the joy and channel it.
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>> that's at the american visionary museum. there's more to come on saturday morning. howard county keeps getting recognized as one of the best places to live. coming up, find out t ,,,,,,,,,,
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>> another big distinction for howard county. a magazine names ellicott city as one of the top ten places to raise a family. >> ellicott city has job growth that helps the economy and big name employers and great schools. the howard county executive says that it's recognition that's the second piece of good news he's received this year. money magazine calls it the second best place in live in the nation. >> they're both business magazines and they looked at the economy and said we're one of the best places to live. >> they looked at the crime stats aened park and recreation and ellicott city has 67 parks
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and the only con listed by the magazine was high housing prices and congestion. >> we're in the middle of two major metropolitan regions. that's great for jobs and great access for amenities, but there's a traffic pressures. we're doing the best and that's a reality and the other is home prices. we're a victim of our success. people want to live here, and it pushes the prices up. >> reporter: michigan and college station, texas and huntsville, alabama are some of the other top ten places to raise a family. still to come on eyewitness news saturday morning. moving on, hurricane earl is now tropical storm earl. and it's still making its impact felt here in maryland. and, a target for ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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stay with wjz-13 for the latest on hurricane earl. wjz-13 is always on, to track the storm and to get updates and to see the radar any time. go to wjz.com. and a teen is in critical condition in cecil county after a botched abortion. the health workers say that the doctor tried to perform an abortion on a girl in a clinic and the girl's uterus was ripped. the doctor's medical license is suspended. a man wanted here in
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maryland for murder is arrested in texas. cecil county police say that the crime took place near elkton when a man stabbed another man to death. the police arrested him at a home thursday in santa fe. he's held without bail in texas. the two men were acquaintances and a robbery sparked the murder. >> >> the mother of a murdered oklahoman files a lawsuit after a prison escapee killed her son. this man killed her son and his wife last month in new mexico. in a lawsuit, the lawyers say that a security review shows that the guards ignored the alarms. county middle school teacher is on administrative leave after
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an assignment she gave her class asking students to define profane words. she told the 8th graders to define them. the primaries aren't over and a candidate is taking shots at mikulski and as pat warren explains, the senator is firing back. >> reporter: an ad calls mikulski an insider -- "insidersaurus." >> this is an "insidersaurus," mikulski. this is wargotz. >> reporter: this is the queen man, an every man, as he calls it.
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>> i think i'm the candidate who is ready for the times and who can unseat mikulski. >> reporter: as seen in this video, mikulski isn't ready to give up the seat. >> what are your fans, i say, i'm not shy and i'm not retiring. >> reporter: mikulski polls as one of the most recognized politicians in the state and wargotz believes that the mood of voters levels into the playing field. >> it taps into the mood of the marylanders >> reporter: mikulski calls herself a fighter and a reformer and says that the values shouldn't become extinct. there's no one that will tell her what's right for maryland, she says. >> we look at it as we're
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behind, not a long shot. >> reporter: i'm pat warren, now back to you. and mikulski is ahead of wargotz in the polls. that's a 16 point difference. don't miss out on ways to save money when it comes to your home. we have ideas on becoming an energy saver. >> reporter: today's energy saver is answering a viewer's question about what to do with cfl bulbs. they should be recycled. you can drop them off at hazardous waste sites. and i'm mary bubala, trying to help you be an energy saver. >> for more information, go to wjz.com and click on the special section on the home page. and there's concern that an effort to help the severn river
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could do more harm than good. it includes oysters and pollution. >> reporter: you can't make steel without this waste. a recycling operation breaks it down in smaller pieces and some of the pieces were used to build an oyster reef in the severn river. the idea was to put the oysters in the severn and you're using the toxic material without testing it. no red flags came up and we were clear to go for construction. >> reporter: and this is the project manager in the severn, she says there's no evidence of the toxic contamination. >> when the dnr did their work in 2002, that was the greatest
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attraction of oyster larva. >> reporter: this uses recycled concrete. they just put the oysters on the bay bottom, they run the risk of being smothered over with sediment. >> reporter: they believe that the dnr reef should have been tested first. >> they say they'll do it now and monitor the severn. >> we planned on doing buy lock cal test -- biological testing. >> reporter: and that's work designed to leave the severn cleaner. >> and if you're concerned, there's no risk of the oysters winding up on your plate, the pollution leaves it off of that
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operation. our man tony has one thing going on, what's that? ♪ happy, happy birthday, baby ♪ >> that's from the crew. happy birthday to you. celebrating your birthday tomorrow. legal again. >> yeah, for like the 10th year in a row. >> any birthday plans. mine was a good forecast. >> no plans. that's the whole birthday thing, no plans, live your life with plans, go with it. happy birthday and enjoy your weekend. it will be nice, anything you want to do outside. go outside and eat crabs. take a walk, maybe. >> go to tiffany and co. >> it will be a nice weekend with a calm and sunny city.
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and we'll have two good days of weather. we have a nice holiday forecast. and that's moving into the region. earl is gone and we're left with the sunshine and blue skies and the breeze is substantial. 18 miles per hour winds an it's really, really nice. 71 is the temperature at bwi and 53 is the dew point and winds to the west and 29.70 is the barometer reading. 72 on the shore and everywhere else in between the two and the highest reading now, 74 down in washington and the d.c. suburbs where the winds are at 8 miles per hour. the winds from the west are bringing in the dry air and the east flow we had brought the influence off of the ocean and the bay. now earl moved up into nova scotia, not feeling that too much and we're still feeling
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the roughness of the surf and the rip currents and the tide. we have a hawk in the studio, we'll talk about that distraction. we're seeing a lot of flapping over there. earl is still a tropical storm status and 689 miles per hour winds sustained and moving at 39 miles per hour. the storms are rolling along here. it will be moving out of new england region and in its place, highier, pleasant conditions. and temperatures go from the 70s into the 80s and the 90s by tuesday and wednesday and thursday. we'll gradually increase in temperature and it will be nice right on through. a small craft advisory on the bay and gusting to 25 and the sunset at 7:32 and 3:19, the next high tide. and going up to 82 degrees and that's the average high for this date. we're going to 53 degrees and
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breezy and tomorrow, 78 degrees and sunshine and blue skies. 86 money and 91 tuesday and wednesday and overnight lows around 68 degrees. >> thank you for the birthday forecast. >> you're welcome. >> anything for you. and there's more ahead on eyewitness news saturday morning. summer vacation as we know it is over. there's plenty for children to do at the maryland zoo in baltimore. and -- >> reporter: when you're thinking museums, you may think down here next to the inner harbor. artist will show you their work and sell it too you, too. we'll meet this s ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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>> mike schuh is at the superduper flea market. >> look at this, these are the
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little diamond rings. $3. how's it look on me. >> well, it's gigi's birthday. >> well, i'm wearing a pinky ring, i need to talk like i'm from jersey. now, all of you people from jersey, write me, i don't care. we're on the southside of the harbor, that's where this place is. can you pan up. that's a good looking shot. that's where we are, we're on the corner of covering -- covington and keyhighway. >> hi. >> this is the artist. hey, well, show us your work and tell us about this. this doesn't look like outsider art. >> well, it is. i have no art training and that's a great part about it.
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>> and i wanted to say, yeah, i know. >> well, that's a good thing, i paint bright, abstract painting and these used to be old doors. >> reporter: and this is a wide plank from a door. >> yeah, someone's house, people donate stuff to me and i paint them up and i have a philosophy that art is for people and i make it ridiculously cheap and the museum started my career four years ago and that's amazing and they go around the world now and i celebrated my 10,000th painting in four years. sometimes with artists, you have to create and sometimes, they have to keep making money and sometimes they have to keep doing things. >> well, there's a high demand, a five month wait now. and that's incredible.
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so many things are happening and my chance to influence the world -- and it's happening. it all started here. >> and that's cool. >> a small thing like this. >> 24 bucks. >> and this big one. >> those take more time, about 220. >> >> i use car paint, house paint, stray paint. i'll buy the whole section. i'll say, hey, that's mine now. >> yeah, i do that and walk into the salvage lots for half of the wood. i fill the truck up and buy everything. i like art with the story and this has a story. thank you for being with us. 9:00 to 3:00 today. and this is called like the superduper flea market of the
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world and it's here in downtown baltimore. , come have fun. >> even if you don't buy anything, you'll have fun. sending it back to you on tv hill. thank you, mike. >> mike schuh with the pinky ring. >> what a concept, art is for people. >> still ahead on eyewitness news saturday morning. it's a jungle in here. a resident of the maryland zoo stops by for a visit. all of the dedays coming up. ,,,
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joining us is amy as she comes every first weekend of the month. this is cactus, a harris hawk. >> you can also see her on ground at base camp discovery. we use her for programs and she's a popular hawk and she's good sized and she's heavy bodied and they live in the desert and you can find them where there's not a lot of trees. they'll perch anywhere they can find. and what are they eating? >> anything they can find. they like lizards and other reptiles and they'll eat amphibians and anything that's moving. that's smaller than her. >> and i don't know if the camera does justice to how bulky she is. >> she's a good sized bird and
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the females are larger than the males. that ovary makes you bigger every time. the females are larger and you can't tell unless they're side by side. you can come on out and see her and we have a lot of events coming out. we brought her because the zoo is a good place to see migrating birds. this is one of the pit stops for the international flayway. you can see the birds and we have hot days coming up in september and you can bring the little guys out and there's story times and crafts for them and you can also come out for a volunteer event for you horticulturists out there. and you can help us get rid of ugly weeds and we have a penguin breakfast. they always sellout. and you get school visits, too.
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>> now is when you want to sign up for the zoo mobile to come to your school. it's a great weather for the kids and get the ants out of their pets and it's not busy in september. book us now. >> and maryland zoo.org is the website and amy and cactus. >> kitty. >> and also, you can see this on wjz.com/weekend morning edition and we'll be back with ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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82 degrees and 78 tomorrow and 86 monday and 91 and 91 and overnight lows around 60 and we'll have a good bit of sunshine throughout the forecast. and we're running out of time. don't forget to check out cactus. and you can also ride the
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camels nowing they'll leave after labor day. >> one hump or two? >> one. come on down and talk to chip, he's the camel guy. >> amy, thank you, and thank you, cactus and thank you for watching us. i'm gigi and i -- and this is tim williams. gigi's having a big birthday party, everyone's invite. party, everyone's invite. byby,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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